States cannot grant their citizens wider freedoms from search and seizure than federal courts do, and police may manipulate events that allow them to avoid getting Fourth Amendment search warrants from judges for home searches, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled May 13 in the case of Kentucky v. King. The 8-1 decision included a stinging dissent from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, one of the most liberal justices on the bench.
In 1964 President Adolfo López Mateos of Mexico and President Lyndon B. Johnson of the United States met on the border separating their two nations to celebrate the official end of the 100-year-long dispute regarding the precise location of the international boundary.
Citizens have "no right to reasonably resist unlawful entry [to their homes] by police officers," Indiana's Supreme Court declared May 12 in a controversial 3-2 decision, Richard L. Barnes v. Indiana.
In 2012, were the American people to go to the ballot box and deposit their vast political capital in the account of Barack Obama, the word is that he will use it to fund a vigorous anti-gun crusade.
The growing unrest among state legislatures and the zeal of millions of Americans to restore the balance between the federal and state governments (principally through the restoration of the sovereignty of the states) is presaged by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in the seminal work of American political philosophy: the Federalist Papers.